VOL. LX-ED. L. BLUE, PnbUshor.
PERBYSBUKG, WOOD CO., 0., FEIDAY, OOTOBER 18, 1012.
$1.00 IN ADVAHOE-HO. 34
R. P. BARTON,
Both Phones Main Twenty-seven.
Beautiful Maumeo Valley Blotted
WHOnsightly Bill Boards.
Tho spirit of commercialism seoms
to have no respect for tho beauties
ot nature's work.
This fact Is proven by tho recent
erection of unsightly bill boards along
the lino of travel between Perrys
burg and Maumce.
We had hoped tho beauties of the
Maumeo valley, made sacred by tho
heroic sacrifices of tho early settlers
who baptised nearly every foot of
this valley with their life's blood,
might bo spared tho humiliating
spectacle of being converted Into dis
play advertising for Madame Raw
bono's Corsets and Dr. Physic's Pills,
but at last tho almighty Iovo of
dollars has placed its destroying
fingers upon our peaceful and beautl
ful valley and branded it with tho
seal of commercialism.
FOOT BALL GAME.
Hardly a cleaner and harder
fought gamo ot football has been
played for several .years than that of
Oct. 13, by the Perrysburg team. Wo
might mention the fact that we used
two men who have not played or
practiced before this year and an
other who had never played a game.
All three Chas. Finch, Wm. Jules
and F. Canode played a lino game
and wo must credit tho whole team
for great work. Walker made good
at quarter, it being his first attempt
In that position. Mr. Whitman made
the touchdown and F. Finch kicked
the goal which mado the score 7 to
0, tho final result of tho gamo.
Thanks to the good fans last Sun
day. You did good work. Come
stronger next time. We're giving
the best we can give In tho line of
football, 'Wo expect to h'avo a good
game next Sunday the fast Wheel
The Farraors National Congress
will convene November 7, New Oi
leans, nnd contlnuo four days. Ohio
delegates appointed by Governor Har
mon In 1910 or 1911 aro ellgiblo to
sit and vote in this congress. Tho
governor will appoint and commis
sion those persons who desiro to at
tend if they aro interested In agricul
tural problems. Mr. Austin Herrick,
state vice president, advises that a
rate of ?21.25 can bo had from Cin
cinnati. Ohio farmers will bo pleased
to seo tho Southland at this season
of tho year. Persons Interested
should address Mr. Herrick or write
to A. P. SANDLES, Columbus.
A LOG ON THE TllAGK
of tho fast express means serious
trouble ahead If not removed, so docs
loss of appetite. It means lack of vi
tality, loss of strength nnd nervo
weakness. If appetite falls, tako
Electric Bitters quickly to overcomo
tho cause by toning up tho stomach
and curing tho Indigestion. Michael
Hosshelmor, of Lincoln, Neb., had
been sick over three years, but six
bottles of Electric Blttors put him
right on his feet again They havo
liolpod thousands. They glYo pure
blood, strong nerves, good digestion.
Only 50 cents at C. P. Champney's.
- John Zurfluh-
WATOHMAIU2R AND JEWELER.
Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Spectacles.
000 Monroe St. ' Toledo, Ohio.
Near Michigan Street.
Special car, will bo taken with tho
repair of all kinds of Watches, Clocks
Dr. B. Kinsley
D IE IsTT 1ST
Office Hours: 8 to 11 a. m., 1 to
Office up stairs cornor Front
and Main Streets.
,. Phono AUln M
-ti n vannn n auta
Demand for Laborers Will Demand
Public Improvements are being
hold up by tho lack ot sufficient help
to do tho work, and at tho samo time
hundreds of men are every day "beat
ing" their way from cRy to city in
what they claim to bo a deslro to find
employment, whilo In truth, most of
them aro seeking to avoid work.
Contractor Mulligan finds It impos
sible to obtain sufficient help to prop
erly push tho work of paving the
Main street of Perrysburg, and while
he is offering every posslblo Induce
ment for workmen ho seeSsjnen "beat
ing" their way on every train through
town, who would ho able to do the
work and who need to earn the money
ho would gladly pay them.
In this connection tho Journal
suggests to Mayor Clay that he should
order tho arrest of every man found
beating his way on any train passing
through town and that ho sentence
every "hobo" thus brought before
him to as full a term in the stone
yard as tho law will permit, offering
him tho alternative of serving his
time in the prison or accepting em
ployment for tho same length of time
on tho Mulligan contract at the regu
lar pay for such service.
In this manner Mayor Clay would
not only make himself famous for
having Introduced a new method of
taking care of tramps and hobos, but
would be also adding a new rule for
solving ono important phase of the
Wo believe tho 'railroad company
would lend tho Mayor all possible
assistance and wo feel certain the
people of Perrysburg, and Contractor
Mulligan especially, would rlso up
and call him blessed, and the name
of Perrysburg and Mayor Clay would
bo heralded all over the United
ELECTION JF OFFICERS
The Ladies Aid Society of the M. E.
church of Perrysburg, held a very in
teresting meeting in tho parlors of
the church, Friday afternoon, Octo
After a short business session, the
members elected tho officers for a
term of two years. Tho result of the
President Mrs. Chas. Champney.
Vice-President Mrs. Grace Mills.
Secretary Mrs. It. R. Hartshorn.
Treasurer Mrs. Mablo Maddy.
Floral Treasurer Miss Jessie
Chaplain Mrs. E. J. Webster.
After asking tho now officers to
tako their respective places, tho re
tiring President, Mrs. Mills, with a
few appropriate words suitable to the
occasion, presented tho Boclety with
flvo beautiful table cloths, a gift
from the retiring officers and leaders
of divisions, who were given a vote
of. thanks by tho society.
Tho hostess, Mrs. E. Thornton, en
tertained tho members durlnglhe so
cial hour by serving a dainty lunch.
Tho hostesses'for tho next meeting
will bo Mrs. D. Canfield and Miss
Sick headache- Is caused by a dis
ordered stomach. Tako Chamber
lain's Tablets and correct that and
tho headaches will disappear. For
I sale by all dealers.
DE. J. M. MORGAN
Electric and X-Rny Work
608. 509. 510 Nicholas Bide.
Cor. Madison & Huron Sts. Toledo.
Edward M. Fries
having retired as Judgo of tho Court
of Common Pleas, Is now ongaged In
tho general practlco of tho law, with
offices over Lincoln's Drug store,
Main Btreot, Bowling Green, O
FEEDERIOK 0. AVEELLL
818 Spltzer Building,
Qoms Phone 1409,
THE LAST CHAPTER
GoinR Away is Pleasure, Coming
Home is Happiness.
After leaving Colorado Springs,
Colorado, wo wero on our last day ot
wild and romantic scenery and tho
next morning our eyes were greeted
with scenes moro homelike, because
of our ontry Into tho splendid agri
cultural section of western Kansas,
where fields of beautiful corn waved
their tassels In tho air and spoko of
peace and (prosperity. "Bleeding
Kansas!" No moro is that epithet of
derision applicable, for Kansas
bleeds no more, but blooms Instead
Such Holds of graln'and stacks of al
falfa; such beautiful orchards ot rip
ening fruit! Ono would hardly be
lieve that not so very many years
ago hundreds of families were slowly
and mournfully "trecking" their
weary way back from tho land which
was epectcd to be found "flowing
with milk and honey," but where
milk was sour and honey bitter, and
the "Kansas or Bust" signs on the
big immigrant wagons going out
were changed to "Kansas and Bust
ed" on a one-man push cart coming
back. It was the old story: the man
who stayed there and was tough
enough and had money to hold out
long enough eventually became rich.
On every hand there is evidence that
Kansas is indeed a good section ot
these United States.
Passing through Missouri we
found a continuation of those splen
did crops and when the grand old
state ot Illinois was rolling by, land,
crops, homes and towns all seemed
to tako on a moro homelike appear
ance and I put my head through tht
vestibule car window to sniff the air,
like a hound dog, in hopes I might
pick up a stray breath from Ohio.
Leaving Chicago our journey wa3
short, and our purse was also short
after partaking of a dinner on tho
Lake Shore diner, and if any person
is inclined to complain about the
"high cost of living" I would advisu
him to take a full sized meal on a
Lake Shore dining car and he will
never again complain about the
prices he pays for "living" in Perrys
burg. To my friends on the farm who
may feel that Ohio land is too high
priced to bo mado to pay, let me say
that unless you havo youth, backed
up with courage and strength, don't
leave Ohio to go west expecting to
pick up cheap land and turn million
aire in a few years stay In Ohio.
Don't permit tho tales told about
tho wonderful fruit ot Oregon and
Washington make you dk. satisfied
with your Ohio orchard. Remembei
there, is no .fruit grown in those
states that equals the same kind ot
fruit raised in Wood county, Ohio.
The western apples are monstrous
and beautiful fruit, but my friend
Alvin Phillips raised better fruit on
ills farm a few miles east of Perryfe
burg, that for quality Is far ahead
of any apples I saw In the west, and
if the farmers of Ohio will put forth
an effort to cultivate, and caro for
their orchards as do the Oregoni and
Washington orchardlsts they will find
that an aero of apples trees will
bring them more clear profit than It
would If devoted to any other crop
When I consider how muck Ohio
fruit trees aro neglected, I feel that
tho owners of those orchards aro vir
tually guilty of criminal carelessness.
There is now and will long continue
to be, a ready market and a good
prlco, for all good fruit particularly
apples and Ohio orchards, if proper
ly treatod, will produce tho finest
Much effort has been made during
the past ten or more years, to induce
Ohio farmers to go up into tho Alber
ta and Saskatchewan countries of
Canada, and somo of those who have
gone have been successful, whilo oth
era havo failed. Chances to make
money in that country depend upon
luck, energy, money and ability to
hold on, to work and wait, and theso
samo qualifications will also win In
Many of our farmers read tho
Continued on Eighth Page.
Splendid Reception Given to Rev,
and Mrs. Webster.
On Frfday evening last tho mem
bers of tho M. E. church and congre
gation assembled at tho church In
large numbers to participate in a re
ception that had been planned in
honor of the return to Perrysburg of
Rev. and Mrs. E. J. Webster, tho pas
tor and his wife, who have been in
charge of this pastorate during tho
past two years.
The reception was planned chiefly
by Dr. D. R Canfield and his wife,
who were ably assisted by the ladies
of the church and the heads of tho
various departments in tho church
As the Sunday school orchestra
played the opening number of the
program Rev. Webster and wife were
escorted to the pulpit by six little
girls who, in their white dresses With
faces wreathed In happy smiles, mado
a most charming escort.
The members of tho choir also
formed a part of the escort, and wero
seated In their usual places just back
of the guests of honor.
Dr. Canfield, as chairman of the
meeting, opened tho program by
REV. E. J. WEBSTER.
briefly stating its object, calling at
tention to the high esteem in which
Rev. Webster and his good wife are
held in the hearts of the church and
congregation, and stating that it was
deemed but proper and due them to
be received In this manner and made
to feel that their return to the church
for another year was highly pleasing
and acceptable to the members.
He then introduced Mrs. Tannehlll
who read a very Interesting paper
setting forth some of the trials and
duties of the pastors wife.
Mrs. Wm. Mills, as president of the
Ladies' Aid society, was introduced
and gave a brief resume of the la
bors performed by that society, and
closed her address by reading a few
verses of poetry which demonstrated
very fully how much tho average
church depended upon the Ladles'
Aid for divers and numberous boosts
along tho road of prosperity.
Miss Ila Simmons in charming
voice gave a vocal solo that elicited
much applause. Tho piano .accom
paniment was ably rendered by her
sister, Miss Lillian Simmons.
Charles Schneider, ono of the Sun
day school workers, mado a very In
teresting talk on what has been ac
complished In that department of tho
church work, and spoko very encour
agingly of the future.
Miss Fink and Miss Thornton gave
a very pleasing piano duet which was
Mr. E. L. Blue gave his opinion of
Continued on Eighth Page.
If you havo young children you
havo perhaps noticed that disorders
of tho stomach are their most com
mon ailment. To correct this you
will find ChambBrlnln's Stomach and.
T.Ivor Tablet excellent. They are
aorv nn.i niP.iRnnt. to tako. and mild
and gentle in effect. For sale by all
Depository of tho U. S. Government, Postal Savings System.
Depository ot tho State ot Ohio.
This bank has a record ot Thirty-three years success.
Commenced buslnoss in 1879.
Four per cent, interest paid on deposits for on year.
J. DAVIS. D. K. HOLLENBECK, NORMAN L. HANSON,
President, Vice-Presldont Cashlor
R. R. HARTSHORN, Assistant GERTRUDE E. CHAPMAN, Assistant
Resources ovor ?480,000.00.
ONLY A FEW MORE WEEKS
And the Journal's Diamond Ring
Contest Will Close.
The Popular Young Lady Contest
for the Diamond Ring ds growing in I
Interest, and in order to give tho girl
who hustles for now subscribers a
reward for her energy wo mako a
Get busy girls, and you will surely
Tho schedule of votes for collec
tions and renewals is as follows:
6 yrs $5 00 1000 votes
2 yrs $2.00 400 votes
1 yr. 1.00 100 votes
9 mo 75 50 votes
6 mo GO 20 votes
3 mo 25 i 10 votes
For every subscription that you
send In, you Indicate the name of
your contestant, and that subscrlp-!
tion will count so many votes for
her as per the above schedule.
On Friday evening one of the most
pleasing social meetings of the year
was held at the Presbyterian church
parlors, the occasion being a recep
tion given by Rev. G. H. Lowry and
his Bible class to which members of
the church the congregation and
their friends and acquaintances were
The entertainment consisted of a
reading by H. M. Hoover, descriptive
of the battle of Gettysburg in which
he as a Union soldier participated.
Several musical members were
rendered in a most pleasing manner
and then, when the coffee and dough
nuts were served everybody pro
ceded to get sociable and have a
The meeting was planned chiefly
for the purpose of getting acquaint
ed and renewing old acquaintances
and Rev. Lowry announced a special
penalty to be Imposed on every
person who failed to speak to every
other person present. Whether it
was the fear of being penalized or
whether the real spirit of good fel
lowship had come along with the
audience no one seems to know but
the fact remains that it was a meet
ing that was a delight to the large
audience present, and we hope Rev.
Lowry will continue to call these
"get together meetings." Surely
Perrysburg Is in need of just such so
cial affairs as they have a tendency
to promote friendship which is not
only good for those attending, but
is beneficial to the entire village.
BIG BREAK IN CANAL.
With a roar that was heard a mile
away a large volume of water, freed
by a break In the east bank of the
Miami & Erie cannl five miles south
of Waterville, poured across bottom
land on the farm of Thomas Jeffries
to a depth of 10 feet into the Mau-
mee river eight rods dlBtant. Sunday
morning at 4 o'clock.
Tho break In the bank was 75 feet
wide and 15 feet deep. The keeper
of tho lock at Grand Rapids was no
tified and tho cannl gate there was
closed, thus shutting off further flow
of water Into that section of the canal
where tho break occurred. The water
continued to pour through the open
ing in tho bank until the water In
the canal was less than a foot In
Monday morning tho canal authori
ties started men to work to repair
There were no crops on the land
that was overflowed.
Itching, bleeding, protruding
blind piles yield to Doan's Ointment,
Chronic cases soon relieved, finally
cured. Druggists all sellit.
TOR NEW SUBSCRIBERS
We give the following schedule of
1 year . . .
. . .$1.00 225 votes
2 years 2.00 500 votes
3 years, t.... 3.00 800 votes
4 years 4.00 1000 votes
5 years C.00 1500 votes
This means a big reward for new
Following is tho vote siren each
candidate at tho present time.
The candidates vote
Miss Lllliam Simmons, RD 1.. 3,740
(Mlss Florence Tryon 1,840
Miss Dorcas Wetzel 4,020
' Miss Lulu DoVerna, R. F. D. 1. 4,540
Miss Ada Trepanler, Dunridge. 1,140
Miss Minnie Shiple 2,470
MIbs Madelyn Yeager 3,900
Miss A. Wagoner, Stony Ridge. 1,000
Sunday School at 9:30 a. m.
Preaching Services at 10:30 a.
Christian Endeavor meeting
6:30 p. m. Subject ot the meeting:
"Christian Sociability." Loader:
Paul Pheley. Let us all be on time
and let us come prepared to tell how
we may show more of the Christian
spirit of sociability. Let everybody
, have a thought on thlB very prac
tical subject and give expression to it
In the meeting.
The Rally Day Services held In tho
church by the Sunday School last
Sunday morning were a great suc
cess, the church auditorium being
crowded and the exercises Inspiring.
Now let us make every Sunday a
Rally Day and boost the Bible
Rev. G. H. Lowry, the pastor, Is
visiting his old home in tho south
and taking a short vacation. He will
be back In his pulpit, Sunday Novem
Preaching Services morning and
evening by Mrs. C. H. Vandersall.
Christian Endeavor In chargo of
the social committee, Mrs. James,
Scott, chairman. Monday night,
woman's prayer service to be con
ducted by Miss Edna TVolfo. Monday
night, men's prayer service to bo led
by Mr. Henry Hutford.
ST. ROSE OP LIMA CHURCH.
Forty hours devotion services will
open at St. Rose of Lima church on
Sunday, and special services will be
held every evening at 7:30 o'clock-to
which tho public Is welcome.
Two beautiful specimens of artis
tic beauty and high value have been
added to( the decorations of St. Rose
church by the recent hanging of two
oil paintings one a Resurrection
scene and the other a Calvary scene.
Both paintings were imported
from Europe and were gifts to the
church. They are of tho highest or
der of artistic mcrl and should bo
seen by everybody.
The superintendent of Porrysburg
township schools has called a special
meeting of the teachers for Satur
day afternoon, Oct. 19, at 2 o'clock,
In tho town hall.
Thoso who are teaching for the
first time this year and thoso who
have taught but one year aro tho
teachers for whom this meeting is
particularly called. All the others
may bo present if they choose. Tho
special subjects for discussion will bo
the teaching of primary reading and
other primary work.
SAVES IJEG OF BOY.
"It seemed lhat my 14-year old
boy would havo to lose his leg, on
account of an ugly ulcer, caused by
a bad bruise," wrote D. F. Howard,
Aquone, N. C. "All Temedlea and
doctors' treatment failed till wo tried
Bucklln's Arnica Salvo, and curod
him with ono box.' Cures burns,
bolls, skin eruptions, piles. 25c at
C. P. Chainpney'fl, . .
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